Soboroff calls for probe of meeting featuring ex-Mexican Mafia member

The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission called for an investigation late Wednesday into the decision to use LAPD resources to arrange a downtown meeting between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local police chiefs. From about noon until the evening, police secured a section of downtown L.A. near Spring and 6th streets, where the meeting took place. Unmarked sedans dropped off uniformed officers who filed into the building. Later, a bomb squad vehicle briefly stopped outside. In the evening, more unmarked cars and about a half-dozen officers were seen in an alley behind the large building, which appeared to house businesses and...